Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 83 67
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 30 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.89% 1.59% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.04% 4.98% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 2
Essex median daily rate £500 £320 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% +4.92% -23.75%
10th Percentile £401 £310 £301
90th Percentile £591 £498 £314
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £463
% change year-on-year +17.65% -8.11% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Essex median hourly rate £33.04 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.40% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £31.51 £40.00 £28.50
90th Percentile £34.57 £43.00 £39.38
East of England median hourly rate £33.04 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -17.40% +14.29% -12.50%

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 332 261 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 32.02% 31.87% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 169 80
Essex median daily rate £505 £513 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +39.46% +5.00%
10th Percentile £336 £310 £218
90th Percentile £600 £600 £540
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £410
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.77% +12.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 17
Essex median hourly rate £33.04 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.70% -1.33% -6.83%
10th Percentile £23.45 £15.13 £24.25
90th Percentile £51.53 £40.00 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £29.95 £33.02 £28.50
% change year-on-year -9.28% +15.84% -3.39%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Essex over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +19 16 £538 +10.26%
Basildon - 6 £513 - 2
Harlow - 1 £475 -
WebSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 27 (90.00%) Java
2 19 (63.33%) Linux
3 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
4 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (43.33%) DevOps
6 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (40.00%) Spring
6 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (40.00%) Apache
6 12 (40.00%) Tomcat
6 12 (40.00%) XML
7 11 (36.67%) Servlets
7 11 (36.67%) .NET
7 11 (36.67%) J2EE
7 11 (36.67%) IIS
7 11 (36.67%) DHCP
7 11 (36.67%) FTP
7 11 (36.67%) HTTP
7 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
7 11 (36.67%) DNS
7 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
7 11 (36.67%) IBM
7 11 (36.67%) IPsec
7 11 (36.67%) VMware
7 11 (36.67%) Google
7 11 (36.67%) Xen
7 11 (36.67%) Open Source
7 11 (36.67%) Puppet
7 11 (36.67%) Jetty
7 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (40.00%) Apache
1 12 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (36.67%) IIS
2 11 (36.67%) Jetty
2 11 (36.67%) Mongrel
2 11 (36.67%) nginx
3 7 (23.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (23.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (6.67%) JBoss
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (36.67%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (36.67%) Google App Engine
2 11 (36.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.33%) GitHub
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) DHCP
1 11 (36.67%) DNS
1 11 (36.67%) FTP
1 11 (36.67%) HTTP
1 11 (36.67%) IPsec
1 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
2 9 (30.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 9 (30.00%) Maven
3 9 (30.00%) Travis CI
4 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
5 7 (23.33%) Gradle
5 7 (23.33%) JUnit
5 7 (23.33%) Subversion
6 6 (20.00%) AccuRev
6 6 (20.00%) Ant
6 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (20.00%) Selenium
7 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (6.67%) GitLab
9 1 (3.33%) git-flow
General
1 7 (23.33%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
1 14 (46.67%) Java Developer
2 9 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (10.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (10.00%) XML Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Web Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) Spring
1 12 (40.00%) XML
2 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) J2EE
2 11 (36.67%) Servlets
3 10 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 8 (26.67%) Ajax
5 8 (26.67%) CSS
5 8 (26.67%) JPA
5 8 (26.67%) SOAP
5 8 (26.67%) Spring MVC
5 8 (26.67%) Struts
5 8 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (26.67%) Web Services
5 8 (26.67%) XHTML
6 7 (23.33%) EclipseLink
6 7 (23.33%) JAX-RS
6 7 (23.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Clustering
2 4 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Solaris
2 6 (20.00%) Unix
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (43.33%) DevOps
3 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
3 11 (36.67%) Open Source
4 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) Microservices
5 8 (26.67%) MVC
5 8 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (26.67%) TDD
6 6 (20.00%) BDD
6 6 (20.00%) User Stories
7 5 (16.67%) OO
8 4 (13.33%) Information Management
8 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
8 4 (13.33%) SOLID
9 3 (10.00%) B2C
10 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
10 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (36.67%) Xen
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) Ansible
2 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) Terraform
4 1 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Google
2 11 (36.67%) IBM
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Adobe
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Perforce